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Graybar Automation Specialist-Industrial in Des Moines, Iowa

Make a difference.

As a Technical Specialist - Industrial Automation, you will support the sales of high-tech automation and control products and work with branch personnel to identify opportunities for products to satisfy customer needs.

In this role you will:

  • Specify products to meet customer requirements and needs

  • Recommend inventory of automation products

  • Inform sales staff and customers of new developments in automation and related products technology

  • Provide technical services to customers for the operation and maintenance of automation equipment

  • Provide technical support of automation and control products to customer and Company personnel and new product updates

    What you bring to the table:

  • Minimum 2 years experience in progressively more responsible sales, marketing, and/or field experience required; 11+ years experience preferred

  • Two-year degree required: Technical college or equivalent

  • Knowledge of high-tech automation and control products and engineering principles related to customer automation products

  • Knowledge of operations, sales, and information systems processes

  • Oral and written communication skills

  • Interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with management and evaluate customer needs

  • Organizational and team building skills

  • Ability to make oral and written presentations to internal and external contacts and clearly present complex solutions to non-technical staff

  • Extensive travel required

    Why should you join Graybar?

    At Graybar, our employees are the heart and soul of our company. We believe that employees with diverse perspectives bring the ideas and innovative thinking we need to solve our biggest challenges and compete in an ever-changing world. Consistent with our values, we welcome people from all backgrounds, cultures and experiences into our company because we believe it’s the right thing to do and the right way to run our business. We want each of our employees to know that they matter and to feel a sense of belonging, ownership and inclusion at Graybar. We believe that everyone should be treated with dignity and respect, and we work to build a collaborative environment where our employees have the opportunity to grow, learn and make a difference, both as individuals and as part of the team.

That’s what our employee ownership culture is all about: working as one team and moving forward together, while honoring the unique value each person brings to our company.

Apply now and find out what’s next for you.

At Graybar, we are known for our comprehensive benefits and our employee stock ownership plan! As a full-time employee of Graybar, you will accrue THREE weeks of vacation during your first 12 months, and will have access to a wide variety of our benefits. Benefits include: Medical Insurance and Prescription Drug, Dental Insurance, Vision Plan, Life Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, Disability Benefits, Profit Sharing Plan, 401(k) Savings Plan, Paid Vacation, Sick Days and Holidays, Employee Recognition Program

Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled

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